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The '''American Temperance Society (ATS)''', also known as the American Society for the Promotion of Temperance was a society established on February 13, 1826 in Boston, MA.John L. Merrill, "The Bible and the American temperance movement: text, context and pretext," Harvard Theological Review 81, no. 2 (1988): 147.http://chnm.gmu.edu/lostmuseum/searchlm.php?function=find&exhibit=temperance&browse=temperance The Temperance Archive Within five years there were 2,220 local chapters in the U.S. with 170,000 members who had taken a pledge to abstain from drinking distilled beverages. Within ten years, there were over 8,000 local groups and more than 1,250,000 members who had taken the pledge.The evolution of prohibition in the United States of America, p93 https://archive.org/details/evolutionofprohi00cheruofthttps://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/timeline/ The society benefited from, and contributed to, a reform sentiment in...
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